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Allan Dwan Meets John Wayne on the ‘Sand

Allan Dwan Meets John Wayne on the ‘Sands of….”

Hello, everybody.  Your classic movie guys back again with a special treat, another in our six-part series devoted to Allan Dwan. Dwan’s career is the subject of an exhaustively researched recent biography by Fredric Lombardi. The book —  Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of the Hollywood Studios, is published by McFarland. 2013.  For more information click […]

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Early CLINT EASTWOOD — The Answers

Early CLINT EASTWOOD — The Answers

  Recently we challenged you with a quiz centered largely on the early career of one of the most amazingly productive people in show business, actor/producer/director Clint Eastwood. Ok, without further verbal folderol, here are the answers to our quizlet. (In putting together this exercise, we are indebted to author Marc Eliot’s useful 2009 biography, American Rebel: The […]

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Allan Dwan and A Distraught Fairbanks

Allan Dwan and A Distraught Fairbanks

Hello, everybody.  Your classic movie guys back again with a special treat, another in our six-part series devoted to Allan Dwan. As critic-columnist Dave Kehr of The New York Times noted in May —His extraordinary career is the subject of an exhaustively researched recent biography by Fredric Lombardi.  The book is titled Allan Dwan and the Rise and Decline of […]

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